American Westward Expansionism

Spencer Rowe


After the war of 1812, America now focused on the West and encouraging people to seek new opportunities there. Many farmers and other professions did not mind paying high prices for loans and taxes because of how well agriculture was doing. But after a few years, the bank system seemed to catch up with most farmers and their products because of how it was run. Another consequence was the removal of Indians, which was still a big problem at this time because of how many Americans were atracked while exploring. This led to requests to remove them and many of them died while being moved.

Famous Quotes

"The annexation to the United States of the adjacent parts of the continent both north and south, seems to be, according to the phr ase of 1844, our ' "manifest destiny." ' -Rutherford Bircher Hayes

"Other nations have tried to check ... the fulfillment of our manifest destiny to overspread the continent allotted by Providence f or the free development of our yearly multiplying millions." -John O. Sullivan

MLA Citation

"Manifest Destiny Quotes.", n.d. Web. 16 Dec. 2014.